Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) celebrated Independence day with patriotic fervour and gaiety on the 15th August, 2022. In the celebrations organised at the WCL headquarters in Nagpur, CMD Shri. Manoj Kumar unfurled the National flag. He inspected the guard of honour by the WCL Security Personnel, after which he addressed Team WCL.
In his address, CMD Shri. Manoj Kumar briefed about the Production, Productivity, Financial strength and various CSR initiatives undertaken by the company. While elaborating on the importance of Coal in growth of Indian Economy, he called upon the employees to wholeheartedly participate in Nation building by contributing to their assigned task of Coal Production.
He mentioned that our people are our strength and with the combined efforts of all, WCL will meet the Annual Coal production targets. In his speech, he emphasised on the adoption of new mining technology and assimilating newer machines in the mining process. He revealed that on the 19th August, 2022, WCL will be awarded the first prize for ‘Sustainability’ and third prize for ‘ERP Implementation’ by the Ministry of Coal, Government of India.
Director (Personnel) Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Director Technical (Operations) Shri. J. P. Dwivedi, Director Technical (Project & Planning) Shri. A. K. Singh, CVO Shri. A. K. Shrivastav, Members of Steering Committee & Welfare Board, representatives of Trade Unions, HODs and large number of employees were present on the occasion.
Thereafter, CMD Shri. Manoj Kumar and other distinguished guests participated in a function at the Sanskritic Bhawan in WCL Headquarters. In the function, the employees’ wards were felicitated for excelling in studies. Exemplary work by employees was also recognized and venerated on the occasion. On the parameters of Coal Production, Productivity, Dispatch, Quality and safety in Mining operations, Pench area was adjudged the best.
The second prize was jointly accorded to Chandrapur and Wani North area while the third prize was won by the Umrer area. Wani area was accorded the special prize for its overall contribution. The event was attended by General Managers, HoDs, officers and large number of employees. The event also comprised an orchestra which presented patriotic songs. The entire event was live webcast on Youtube and was viewed by large number of people in and around WCL command areas.